Course ‘Philosophy of Risk’ Now Open for Registration

The Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW) and 3TU.Ethics invite PhD students and Research Master students in philosophy to register for the course “Philosophy of Risk”, to take place from 27-31 October 2014. Deadline for registration is 15 September The course is organized and taught by Martin Peterson and Philip Nickel of Eindhoven University of … Continue reading Course ‘Philosophy of Risk’ Now Open for Registration

Key Notes 2014 OZSW Conference Confirmed

All keynotes for the 2014 conference, taking place on 7-8 November at the Radboud University Nijmegen, have now been confirmed: Marya Schechtman (University of Illinois at Chicago), Catherine Wilson (University of York) and Howard Caygill (Kingston University London). The titles of their presentations will be announced in due time. Submitting an abstract for the conference is possible until 30 April 2014, … Continue reading Key Notes 2014 OZSW Conference Confirmed

Course ‘Design for Values’ Open for Registration

The OZSW invites PhD and Research Master students in philosophy to register for the course ‘Design for Values’, which will take place from 7-11 April 2014. This course discusses the main philosophical issues in relation to design for values. Topics that will be covered include the value-ladenness of technology, the approach of value sensitive design … Continue reading Course ‘Design for Values’ Open for Registration

Expanded Scope OZSW Study Group Ethics and Technology

The OZSW study group Ethics and Technology has expanded its scope and has now become the study group Ethics and Philosophy of Technology. In this study group, ethics and philosophy of technology are considered from a variety of philosophical perspectives. The scope includes empirically-informed, phenomenological/ post-phenomenological, analytical and normative research methods. Please visit the group’s … Continue reading Expanded Scope OZSW Study Group Ethics and Technology

Han van Ruler new OZSW director

Per 1 February 2014 Ingrid Robeyns will step down as OZSW director, as she has accepted a position at the Philosophy Department at Utrecht University. The OZSW congratulates Ingrid on her new position, and is sad to see her go. Ingrid has made an invaluable contribution to getting the OZSW up and running – with … Continue reading Han van Ruler new OZSW director

New OZSW secretary

Per 6 January 2014 Lizzy Patilaya has taken over from Catalina Peeters as OZSW secretary. Lizzy may be contacted through the same e-mail address: secretariaat@ozsw.nl. She will also maintain roughly the same office hours as Catalina, namely Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings. The OZSW thanks Catalina for her invaluable contribution to setting up an … Continue reading New OZSW secretary